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Clock, 1934

Clock, 1934

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Description
The clock’s face features a small mechanical figure of President Franklin D. Roosevelt mixing a cocktail, a reference to the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. He is supported by figures of National Recovery Administration Chairman Hugh Johnson (left) and Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins (right).
Object Name
Clock
associated date
1934
associated person
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 11 in x 6 in; 27.305 cm x 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
PL.217442.087
catalog number
217442.087
accession number
217442
Credit Line
Arnold Miles Collection of Political Americana
subject
Political Campaigns
Timekeeping
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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